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The 11th Baltic Stratigraphical Conference (BSC)

August 24 – 27, 2020, Saint Petersburg, Russia


The Baltic Stratigraphic Association (BSA) united the stratigraphic commissions of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, NW Russia, and Poland organizes international conferences every three years since 1991. The BSA conferences focused on various aspects of regional geology and stratigraphy. Ten conferences already have been held by BSA in Tallinn (1991, 1996, 2008), Vilnius (1993, 2002, 2014), Riga/Jurmala (1999, 2011), St. Petersburg (2005) and Chęciny, Poland (2017).

It is our pleasure to announce that the 11th Baltic Stratigraphic Conference will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The organizing institution is A.P. Karpinski Research Geological Institute (Sredny prospect, 74, Saint Petersburg).

All topics related to geology and stratigraphy of the Baltic region and adjacent areas are welcome. Depending on the number of participants and presentations different sessions could be organized. Preliminary topics are:

  • Regional stratigraphical schemes
  • Lithostratigraphy
  • Biostratigraphy
  • Event stratigraphy
  • Sequence stratigraphy
  • Chemostratigraphy and isotope stratigraphy
  • Palaeontology and biodiversification
  • Palaeoecology, palaeogeography and palaeoclimate reconstructions
  • Quaternary geology
  • Geoheritage
  • History of Geological Science

If you wish to propose a special session, organize a workshop, or a committee meeting during the conference, please let us know by 10th of November, 2019.


Pre- and post-conference field trips are planned:

A. Lower Palaeozoic of the Leningrad Region;

B. Devonian of the Pskov and Novgorod regions;

C. Carboniferous of the Novgorod Region;

D. Quaternary of the Leningrad Region.



If you are interested in participation, please return the preliminary registration form via e-mail before 10thof November, 2019 to Irina Evdokimova (


Abstracts for oral and poster presentations:

Abstracts volume will be published before the beginning of the conference. The length of abstracts is limited to two A4 page, 1.5 spaced, 12 pt Arial, with 2.5 cm margins with references and figures. Further details will be given in the first circular.


Important deadlines:

Preliminary registration                                           November 10, 2019

First circular                                                            February 15, 2020

Deadline for early registration fee                         July 15th, 2020

Deadline for abstracts                                            May 20, 2020

Second circular with detailed programme August 1, 2020


Organizing Committee:

Alexander Ivanov

Andrey Dronov

Tatiana Tolmacheva

Irina Evdokimova

Olga Kossovaya


Contact persons:

Irina Evdokimova (

Alexander Ivanov (

Tatiana Tolmacheva (

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